Recognised as 'College with Potential for Excellence' by UGC, Re-accredited by NAAC with "A" Grade with a CGPA of 3.50


School of Life Sciences

Department of Botany (1970)

Centre for Biodiversity and Biotechnology (CBB) (1984)

Director: Rev.Dr. S. Ignacimuthu, S.J.,

Botany Research Centre (1993)

Director: Dr. S. Beschi Antony Rayan

Plant Molecular Biology Research Unit (2001)

Director: Dr. T. Leon Stephen Raj

Centre for Plant Biotechnology(2011)

Director: Dr.M.Johnson

Centre for Advanced Research in Plant Sciences (CARPS)(2016)

Director: Dr. J. John Peter Paul

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Department of Zoology (1957)

Entomology Research Unit (1982)

Director: Dr.P.Selvaraj & Dr. T. Pushpanathan

Zoology Research Centre (1985)

Director: Dr.K.Sahayaraj

Centre for Aquaculture Research and Extension (CARE) (1996)

In Charge: Dr.J. Ronald, Dr.A.Jeyaseeli, Dr.P. Raja & Dr.R. Santhakumari

Crop Protection Research Centre (CPRC) (1998)

Director: Dr.K.Sahayaraj

Vector Biology and Pharmacology (2017)

In Charge: Dr.J. Babila Jasmine, Dr.S.Mabel Parimala & Dr.T. Elizabeth Thangamani Sunitha

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Dr. S. Beschi Antony Rayan M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Head & Associate Professor of Botany Department,
St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu 627 002.
+91 94431 73063
beschi. rayan@gmail. com